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16 Apr

Did I call it, or what?

Marcus Giles, who hit the game-winning homer last night, is on the bench. Playing second base and batting second, Mark DeRosa. Is Bobby trying to lose? Not to mention that Chipper’s not in the lineup, and Fick’s still out, so it’s underpowered to begin with. To give Mark his due, he got a hit in his first AB. And then got thrown out at the plate to end the first inning. Sigh.

One Response to “Did I call it, or what?”

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    Baseball Crank Says:

    BASEBALL: Marcus Giles of Ham

    Mac Thomason predicted, successfully, that the Braves would bench Marcus Giles after he hit a big home run. It’s gratifying, on one level, to see the Mets’ longstanding tormentors screw up a talented young hitter who would be very useful…

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